Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, this unfortunate incident occurred around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.
It happened at 200 James Robertson Parkway.
An officer saw the 28-year-old suspect with a knife raised over his head toward the victim sitting on the bench.
According to reports, the officer then withdrew his gun and told the suspect to drop the knife.
The suspect reportedly complied, dropped the knife, laid on his stomach and was taken into custody.
He was later identified as Zebariah Hall.
Metro police said he is now charged with aggravated assault.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.